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Swift Boat group ignores Bush's plea, airs new TV ad.
USA Today.com ^ | 09/01/04 | Mark Memmott

Posted on 09/01/2004 1:13:57 PM PDT by Melinda

Edited on 09/01/2004 2:47:07 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

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KEYWORDS: ads; kerry; sbv; swiftboatveterans; swiftboatvets
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1 posted on 09/01/2004 1:13:58 PM PDT by Melinda
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To: Melinda

Good. We need this in neon. "USA TODAY Clarifies That Bush Is Not Connected to SwiftVet Ads"


2 posted on 09/01/2004 1:15:09 PM PDT by Rutles4Ever ("The message of the Cross is foolishness to those who are perishing...")
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To: Melinda

I'm seeing these ads all the time on cable.


3 posted on 09/01/2004 1:15:10 PM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: Melinda; Admin Moderator

Can't post from those commies at USA Today.


4 posted on 09/01/2004 1:16:23 PM PDT by GAGOPSWEEPTOVICTORY
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To: Melinda

Totally, i gave em 10 bucks, it's not much but i'm proud of it.


5 posted on 09/01/2004 1:16:42 PM PDT by starvingstudent (ask your favorite leftist: "If there is another civil war, who do you think will win?")
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To: Melinda

Of course Bush has to distance himself from this and stay above the fray. At the same time, he can do virtually nothing to stop them (wink, wink, nudge, nudge).


6 posted on 09/01/2004 1:16:53 PM PDT by brewcrew
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To: Melinda
Good! I'm glad they are running the ads and I hope they keep running far and wide right up to the moment when the ballots drop into the boxes!

More dirt on Kerry the better! Cripes I wish we could set up spycams in his house and bug his bathrooms!

...well... That might be a wee bit too much.. [shivvver]

7 posted on 09/01/2004 1:17:21 PM PDT by EUPHORIC (Right? Left? Read Ecclesiastes 10:2 for a definition. The Bible knows all about it!)
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To: Melinda

BTTT:


8 posted on 09/01/2004 1:17:54 PM PDT by OldSgt. (USMC, Nam Vet)
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To: Melinda

Good!


9 posted on 09/01/2004 1:18:59 PM PDT by sport
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To: Melinda

What happens to the ads if they're pre-empted by hurricane coverage later in the week? Do they get a refund or a re-schedule?


10 posted on 09/01/2004 1:19:05 PM PDT by NTegraT
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To: Melinda

Facinating how they are still talking about a lousy $200,000 from a Bush supporter, out of well over $2 million. They also didn't mention that General Tommy Franks said "I respect those guys." In fact, the whole article is a stinking lie that says the Swifties are continuing despite untrue claims and everybody being against them. That is a total LIE and Kerry is obviously in trouble for a reason.


11 posted on 09/01/2004 1:19:35 PM PDT by Williams
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To: Melinda

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To print out and wear as a Campaign Button, go HERE. Over 3,100 hits as of 9/1! Feel free to reuse this anywhere you wish...
Donate to Swift Boat Vets for the Truth HERE.

12 posted on 09/01/2004 1:20:59 PM PDT by sonofatpatcher2 (Texas, Love & a .45-- What more could you want, campers? };^)
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To: brewcrew

A wink is as good as a nudge to a blind bat.


13 posted on 09/01/2004 1:21:27 PM PDT by My2Cents (http://www.conservativesforbush.com)
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To: Melinda

Also, I wish someone would just come out and say there is nothing evil about Republican supporters of the President, and they can damn well donate their money wherever they please. Just like every assinine rich Kerry supporter does.


14 posted on 09/01/2004 1:21:32 PM PDT by Williams
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To: EUPHORIC

Telling the truth about someone is not, in spite of what the democrats and main stream media says, digging up dirt on them.


15 posted on 09/01/2004 1:21:48 PM PDT by sport
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To: sonofatpatcher2

I gave $25 today. I want to win this election Big!!!


16 posted on 09/01/2004 1:22:52 PM PDT by chris1 ("Make the other guy die for his country" - Gen. George S. Patton)
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To: starvingstudent

Another way is to e-mail links to all SBVT ads to everyone you can think of. Even Co's, Just put a note that you thought they might like to consider looking at it. Send them one at a time ( Not as SPAM).


17 posted on 09/01/2004 1:23:46 PM PDT by OldSgt. (USMC, Nam Vet)
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To: Melinda

I contributed. Made me feel so good I think I'll do it again.


18 posted on 09/01/2004 1:24:08 PM PDT by colorado tanker (wanna see my happy hat?)
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To: Melinda
Spokeswoman Stephanie Cutter said Tuesday that the campaign also has a "big contingency fund" it could spend on commercials.

The Kerry campaign cannot spend any more money than the $75 million in federal funds between their convention and the election.

Where is the campaign getting a "contingency fund"???

Perhaps they are planning some more collaboration with ACT, moveon, etc.?

19 posted on 09/01/2004 1:25:11 PM PDT by jackbill
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To: Melinda

the "new" boston tea party.


20 posted on 09/01/2004 1:25:18 PM PDT by rineaux (hardcore for W04)
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To: Melinda
You're right about our donations making a difference.

Besides, this is an answer to my prayer of the past several months. As I mentioned on the Prayer Thread, I've been praying for the last several months that somehow, with the bent of the mainstream media that TRUTH would get out. Yup - - I prayed for truth.....no matter the consequences....to Kerry or Edwards, or Bush or Cheney......(believe me, I love this president and support him immensely).

I see the swifties as a humble but effective answer to that prayer - - and just like David and Goliath of old, the swifties are kicking the giant's butt......

God is faithful......
21 posted on 09/01/2004 1:27:37 PM PDT by duckbutt ( Warning: Dates in calendar are closer than they appear)
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To: Melinda; Cincinatus' Wife; MeekOneGOP; Grampa Dave; 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

BTTT


22 posted on 09/01/2004 1:27:43 PM PDT by EdReform (Support Free Republic - All donations are greatly appreciated. Thank you for your support!)
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To: My2Cents

John F'ng Hussein and Saddam Kerry are the same type - both given opportunity to come clean on accusations and didn't! SHOW US THE MEDICAL RECORDS or SHUT UP!


23 posted on 09/01/2004 1:28:17 PM PDT by princess leah
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To: brewcrew
Of course Bush has to distance himself from this and stay above the fray. At the same time, he can do virtually nothing to stop them (wink, wink, nudge, nudge).

I don't believe Bush has any connection to this at all. There is a lot more evidence tying Saddam to al Qaeda than there is tying Bush to the Swift Boat Veterans.

24 posted on 09/01/2004 1:29:19 PM PDT by Maceman (Too nuanced for a bumper sticker)
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To: starvingstudent

Bless your heart, every dollar counts and they all add up for the truth!!!

I'm sure they appreciate it as much as they'd appreciate 100 times that much!!!


25 posted on 09/01/2004 1:30:18 PM PDT by GatorGirl (Donate to the SwiftVets!)
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To: brewcrew

"Of course Bush has to distance himself from this and stay above the fray. At the same time, he can do virtually nothing to stop them (wink, wink, nudge, nudge)."

Ain't it beautiful! You get Bush to stay stop and the surrogates to keep it going! Karl Rove is a genious.


26 posted on 09/01/2004 1:34:25 PM PDT by OneTimeLurker
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To: Maceman
I don't believe Bush has any connection to this at all.

Oh, I don't either. But I don't think he's making much if any effort to get them to stop. And he shouldn't have to.

27 posted on 09/01/2004 1:34:39 PM PDT by brewcrew
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To: Melinda
Kerry's disrespect in 1971 to USA Symbols Video

Windows Media .......... Real Player .......... Quick Time .......... AOL

Ramsey Clark to Join Panel for Saddam’s Defense
arabnews press release 25 August 2004

NOTE :
Ramsey Clark is pictured below with Kerry and
Vietnam phony vet Al Hubbard
Who was head of the
Vietnam Veterans Against the War movement.



Al Hubbard Sgt., 22 Troop Carrier Squadron Aug. ’65-June ’66
- Al Hubbard, proven fraud who never set foot in Viet Nam.
The only Vietnamese he ever met was
when he was collaborating with the North Vietnamese in Paris
on the American Communist Party's nickel.

John Kerry's explanation:
"He (Hubbard) simply exaggarated his particular position.
But nobody knew it at the time. And those things happen."

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because of the anti-war people,
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the names we knew over there -
they encouraged the enemy to hang on.”
Excerpt from “Stolen Honor” website
- Leo Thorsness
Former Vietnam POW
CLICK HERE


Jane Fonda tells the student audience at the Michigan State University in 1969;
"I would think that if you understood what communism was, you would hope,
you would pray on your knees, that we would someday become communist."

Joe Moore, Can Tho Airfield 550th Signal Company


Copy and paste the links to everyone you know.

Kerry's disrespect in 1971
to USA Symbols Video

Windows Media
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Quick Time
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28 posted on 09/01/2004 1:38:43 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Hippie Dippie Hanoi Kerry and Hippie Dippie Hanoi Jane sitting in a tree! F-R-E-N-C-H-I-N-G)
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29 posted on 09/01/2004 1:40:42 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Hippie Dippie Hanoi Kerry and Hippie Dippie Hanoi Jane sitting in a tree! F-R-E-N-C-H-I-N-G)
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To: All

The anti war legacy is in full bloom today in NYC.

Thanks again to the anti war protesters of the 60's

The Kerry's and Fonda's of the world are in force today.

While I fully support the 1st amendment

I wonder why there is such an effort to shut Vietnam Vets who speak against Kerry.

Even certain FReepers want "the Vietnam issue" dropped
because they fear a backlash to President Bush.

Well I AM going to exercise MY 1st amendment right.

I'm NOT going to be silent.

The 58,000 plus Brothers and Sisters who are on the Wall
and the Brothers and Sisters who died at home of injuries and suicides
will no longer go unanswered.

And come Nov 2nd I for one, along with MANY,MANY others, will be able to say

"I honestly did what I could do to once again defend my country."

The likes of the Kerry's and Fonda's of the anti war "movement" changed the course of my own life.

They ARE NOT going to treat the troops of today,
like they did myself and countless others in the past!

THIS I VOW



30 posted on 09/01/2004 1:44:23 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Hippie Dippie Hanoi Kerry and Hippie Dippie Hanoi Jane sitting in a tree! F-R-E-N-C-H-I-N-G)
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To: duckbutt

I've been praying every time I think of the November election.

People of Faith are in Good Hands.


31 posted on 09/01/2004 1:48:35 PM PDT by wrathof59 (semper ubi sub ubi)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

BTTT!!!!!!!


32 posted on 09/01/2004 1:49:31 PM PDT by E.G.C.
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To: Melinda
"Dateline: Crawford, Texas..March 25th, 2016...(AP)Sources tell us that former President and Mrs. Bush are hosting a three day bass-fishing and BBQ party on there ranch for some 200 or members, and their families, of the 2004 SwiftBoat Veterans group. The unofficial head of the "Swifties" is Texas Sen John O'Neill, who will also attend, yesterday announced that he would not seek a third term in the US Senate. "
33 posted on 09/01/2004 1:52:24 PM PDT by ken5050 (Bill Clinton has just signed to be the national spokesman for Hummer..)
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To: EdReform; Melinda


See this group of Swift Boats patrolling together? They are NOT SERVING together!!! Only the ones on the SAME BOAT are serving together! Each group of personnel on each boat know ABSOLUTELY NOTHING about the personnel on the other boat, PERIOD !! If they say they do, they are Republican LIARS !! Unless the one talking is a DemocRAT. Then he is telling the truth, of course.


This idjit needs to release HIS MILITARY RECORDS!

Help the Kerry Campaign With Its paperwork!
Email Them a Standard Form 180 Now!



Click here to donate to Swift Boat Veterans for Truth!


34 posted on 09/01/2004 1:53:36 PM PDT by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
Swift Boat group ignores Bush's plea, airs new TV ad.

Good. Thanks for the ping, Tonk.

35 posted on 09/01/2004 1:53:38 PM PDT by MileHi
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To: Melinda

I don't have a problem with that. I like seeing Kerry get slammed.


36 posted on 09/01/2004 1:59:53 PM PDT by BlindGuardian (I found a Wanted sign and turned myself in...)
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To: Melinda
... a prominent Texas home builder, Bob Perry, ...

I thought he was a mysterious Texas home builder!
37 posted on 09/01/2004 2:06:20 PM PDT by tang-soo (Prophecy of the Seventy Weeks - Read Daniel Chapter 9)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Listening to some Boston area talk radio earlier.

The subject matter was that Kerry is a great closer in political campaigns. I personally do not buy that at all. When Kerry ran against Bill Weld a few years ago it was close. Well, I think Kerry should have lost, but he has a lot of local media backing. A lot of so called journalists were draft dodgers too! Weld is the Boston Globe's favorite Republican. Still they would not leave Lurch in the lurch.

Anyhow, Kerry is now facing national scrutiny which is quite different than what this Massachusetts suck up group has ever done concerning that snake. There is certainly a lot of sympathetic press for Kerry nationally but there is also a lot more scepticism and criticism as well as objectivity outside of New England.

Please do not let up in your efforts to bring this skunk down. He will be the worst thing that has ever happened to this country. Not only is he a slime, he is also not that bright (despite the BS claims, I have watched him for years, ambitious yes, brilliant no) and he would make a very malleable empty suit in our Oval Office.


38 posted on 09/01/2004 2:07:26 PM PDT by Radix (This isn't a Tag Line? Well, could you point me to one?)
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To: Melinda

Thank the SwiftVets - send them a contribution

https://www.swiftvets.com/swift/ccdonation.php?op=donate&site=SwiftVets


39 posted on 09/01/2004 2:13:10 PM PDT by USA_Soccer (Try a better (free + open source) browser -> Mozilla Firefox @ mozilla.org)
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To: Radix

I'm not shutting up even though there are some FReepers who want me to "be quiet"

Tough!


40 posted on 09/01/2004 2:17:49 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Hippie Dippie Hanoi Kerry and Hippie Dippie Hanoi Jane sitting in a tree! F-R-E-N-C-H-I-N-G)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
I'm not shutting up even though there are some FReepers who want me to "be quiet" Tough!

Good on you, Tonk!

41 posted on 09/01/2004 2:31:59 PM PDT by Diver Dave (I demand that Chris Mathews give that protester the same 20 minutes he gave O'Neil)
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To: starvingstudent

HIGH 5!!!!
I sent them ten bucks last week, would have sent more but sent the Red Cross $300.00 for the last hurricane. By the looks of the weather will be sending Red Cross more money.
Swifts will understand.


42 posted on 09/01/2004 2:34:04 PM PDT by sweetiepiezer (We have to stop Kerry for our grandkids sake!!!!!!!! GO W)
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To: sweetiepiezer

HIGH 5!!! I love those guys as I do all the honorable vets.
Generation X reporting for duty.


43 posted on 09/01/2004 2:39:57 PM PDT by starvingstudent (ask your favorite leftist: "If there is another civil war, who do you think will win?")
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To: Radix

More proof that the JFk juggernaut is built out of shredded wheat.


44 posted on 09/01/2004 2:53:49 PM PDT by crazyhorse691 (I volunteer to instruct JFK on the meaning of a purple heart!!)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

I've lost count how many times I've seen the SBV ad with the POW's in the Philly area :0)


45 posted on 09/01/2004 2:55:39 PM PDT by Mo1 (FR NEWS ALERT .... John Kerry over dosed on Botox and thinks he's Bob KerrEy)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; PhilDragoo; Ragtime Cowgirl; Cindy; SusanTK; AdmSmith; Valin; ...





Want to join in the fun? Click the logo to donate to Swift Boat Veterans for Truth!

46 posted on 09/01/2004 2:57:07 PM PDT by Smartass (BUSH & CHENEY 2004 Si vis pacem, para bellum - Por el dedo de Dios se escribió)
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To: Melinda
At least $200,000 of the $2.8 million the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth says it has raised came from a prominent Texas home builder, Bob Perry, who is also a contributor to Republican campaigns, including Bush's.

At least 7% of the $2.8 million came from a prominent Republican. Wow.
47 posted on 09/01/2004 3:01:20 PM PDT by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink.)
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To: EUPHORIC

I'd settle for being a fly on the wall at Heinz/Kerry headquarters.


48 posted on 09/01/2004 3:10:13 PM PDT by hershey
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To: Williams
They also didn't mention that General Tommy Franks said "I respect those guys."

Nor that the "military records" where either written by Kerry or based on reports written by him. The few contrary reports of folks were there can be explained by the "Fog of War", but the numbers of "were there" folks who report contrary to Kerry's story are much larger than those who remember it his way.

It's also no accident that the MSM and Kerry campaign, but I repeat myself, are still focused on the "what happened in Vietnam" ads, while the Swifties have moved on to the even larger issue of "what happened when Kerry came back from Vietnam". That really is the heart of the issue. Many folks have medals they didn't really earn, or medals that at least should have been lessor ones based on the actual events, but very few came back and smeared their fellows, while the battles were still going on. That is what cannot be forgiven.

49 posted on 09/01/2004 3:27:22 PM PDT by El Gato (Federal Judges can twist the Constitution into anything.. Or so they think.)
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To: Melinda


50 posted on 09/01/2004 3:28:59 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (https://www.swiftvets.com/swift/ccdonation.php?op=donate&site=SwiftVets)
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